Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

Historic Spots in Sequoia & Kings Canyon

Converse Basin Historic

Converse Basin Grove was the world's largest sequoia grove, until virtually every mature tree was cut down early in the 1900's. The Boole Tree was spared, along with a few other less accessible giants. Boole is the world's eighth largest sequoia. A two mile loop trail leads to the ...

READ MORE
Hospital Rock

Hospital Rock lies in the Foothills area of the park at an elevation of 3,000 feet. The site is now a picnic area with a short trail which leads to the Middle Fork Kaweah River. At one time in history the Western Mono tribe lived in this area. Hospital ...

READ MORE
Sequoia Lake/Dead Giant Loop

This loop leads from the General Grant Tree parking area through the western edge of the Grant sequoia grove. Highlights include the dead giant, a sequoia tree killed by human hands, and the Sequoia Lake overlook in the national forest. This is a good hike to take after spending ...

READ MORE